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A Cuban-American Supreme Justice?

Adalberto Jordan, a federal appeals court judge twice confirmed by the U.S. Senate, could become the Supreme Court's first Cuban-American justice if nominated by...

Nev. gov says ‘nada’ to Supreme Court nomination

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, a moderate Republican, took himself out of consideration for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday as Senate Republicans...

Mission Impossible? Find replacement for Scalia

Wanted: Top legal mind with Supreme Court aspirations, to serve as a national political football. Candidate must be camera-ready and prepared for disappointment. Contact...

Scalia fight violates nomination norms

The history of Supreme Court nominations is dominated by tales of picks the Senate debated and approved with little angst. President Barack Obama's upcoming...

Supreme Court meets to honor Scalia

The Supreme Court is meeting for the first time since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, as speculation swirls over a potential successor. President Barack...

McConnell’s Court blockage backed

Senate Republicans worked to close ranks Thursday around their leader's opposition to President Barack Obama picking a new Supreme Court justice, arguing they would...

Obama plans trip to Cuba

President Barack Obama will pay a historic visit to Cuba in the coming weeks, senior Obama administration officials said, becoming the first president to...

Obama to Republicans: ‘Do your job’

President Barack Obama is challenging Republicans to live up to their avowed adherence for the Constitution and agree to vote on his nominee to...

Republicans: ‘We are, therefore we block’

Senate Republicans united behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama's successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Antonin...

Obama’s problem with Court nomination

For most presidents, choosing a Supreme Court nominee is a puzzle. For President Barack Obama, the chance to pick a successor to Justice Antonin...